Associate Professor, School of Art and Design History and Theory
Rosemary O'Neill is a specialist in Twentieth Century Art History in Europe and the Americas. She is the author of Art and Visual Culture of the French Riviera, 1956-1971 (Ashgate Publishing, January 2012) and Le 'naturalisme int_gral' de Pierre Restany: la perception disciplin_e et la dematerialization de l'objet, Le Demi-Si'cle de Pierre Restany (Paris: INHA, 2009). She has published essays on French and American art in the 1960s including "Ecole de Nice: Action Artistique et Bonne Humeur, Ecole de Nice: Paroles d'Artistes" (Paris, 2010), and "La Cedille qui Sourit: Aesthetic Research under the sign of humor" in Parody and Festivity, ed.D.Smith, (Ashgate Publishing, 2012). Most recently, she participated in the International Colloquium, L'Art contemporain et la C_te d'Azur, un territoire pour l'exp_rimentation, 1951-2011. O'Neill has contributed to museum exhibition catalogues including the Corcoran Museum exhibition, "Modernist Rendezvous: Amadeo de Souza Cardoso and the Delaunays," At the Edge: A Portuguese Futurist _ Amadeo de Souza Cardoso (1999-2000) and she is a contributor to Art in Latin America, The Modern Era, 1820-1980 (Yale University Press and The Southbank Center, London, 1989,1994,2006). Her curatorial work includes: Four Walls, a John Cage/Merce Cunningham performed by Sin-Cha Hong, New School University (2004), Paris 1968: Posters from the Atelier Populaire, exhibition catalogue (NY: New School University, 1998) and Agit-Pop: 68/98 in Perspective, co-curator, in conjunction with Anthology Film Archives. O'Neill co-chaired the panel Installation Art in the Age of Globalization, College Art Association Annual Conference (2006). She has presented papers in numerous national and international conferences.
art criticism,art history,curatorial practice,visual culture studies